Posts Tagged ‘food’

A Surprise Friday Evening: Revolutionary ImproVerse Haiku

March 28, 2014

Bowls for Humanity Food & Care Coalition FundraiserGood art. Good music./
Good weather. Good vibe. Good cause./
It gets no gooder.

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It’s Finally My Turn: Revolutionary Blogging Haiku

February 1, 2014

An omelet worthy of a standing O: Oscar the Grouch omelet, Jan. 2014After years of food/
standing O’s, I fin’lly gave/
one to my omelet.

I Eat Everything (Usually): Revolutionary ConTEXTing Haiku

August 19, 2012

I actually threw/
food away. It was that or/
get stomach pois’ning.

Utah All-You-Can-Eat Food Addiction: Revolutionary Improv Haiku

August 20, 2010

I went to an all-you-can-eat buffet in Utah today. It made me so sad to see (mostly women), 2 or 3 times as big as they should be, carrying 2, 3, 4 or 5 FULL plates of food back to their tables, stuffing themselves. It almost made me cry. And I’m not a skinny guy … but I was probably the 2nd smallest guy in the place! It’s amazing that a culture that places so much emphasis on avoiding “sins of the flesh” (drugs, booze, coffee, sex outside of marriage, smoking) can turn a blind eye to gluttony.

What should you do if:/
You can’t drink, smoke, do drugs, sex?/
Eat yourself to death.
Most of the people at this Utah all-you-can-eat buffet are grossly overweight ... and loading up their plates!

She Lifted Me: Revolutionary IMprov Sonnet

July 20, 2010

She took me in,/
brain, food, heart, soul,
dancing, laughing, roll
on, roll in, rolling again.

I didn’t ask her to.
She just did.
She just was. She just is.
Lifting me when I was through.

With bright, piercing eyes,
taking me down a way
where I could see a different day,
I’d grasp the future in surprise.

She taught me how to take the past
out of the future, and leave it there at last.

Conversant Food Ploy: Romantic ConTEXTing Haiku

July 8, 2010

You spend hours in great/
conversation. Then . . . nothing./
Is it a food ploy?